Server and Cloud Leaders Collaborate to Create China-based Green Computing Consortium

April 15, 2016


Leading server and cloud solution providers along with key China academic institutions today announced the China-based Green Computing Consortium (GCC). The GCC plans to build an open and innovative ecosystem in China for green computing and drive key application development for big data, enterprise and cloud computing on platforms based on the ARM® architecture.

Who: The companies working together with China-based academic and research institutions to form the GCC include Alibaba, ARM, Baidu, China National Software and Service, Dell, Guizhou Huaxintong, the joint venture company of Guizhou and Qualcomm Hewlett Packard Enterprise/H3C (HPE), Huawei, Lenovo and Phytium. Mei Hong, academic and vice president of Shanghai Jiaotong University has been elected as the first director of the GCC.

What: The GCC was officially announced today at an opening ceremony in Beijing attended by China government leaders. Most notably Huai Jinpeng, deputy minister of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), Diao Shijing, director of Electronic Information Division, MIIT and Zhao Bo, director of China Electronics Standardization Institute.

Where: The GCC will be based in Beijing and its work will be concentrated on accelerating the ARM server ecosystem in China.

When: Today's ceremony marks the announcement of the GCC. More information on the specific deliverables will become available in the coming months.

Additional information on the GCC, including the official announcement, can be found at http://www.miit.gov.cn/n1146290/n1146397/c4726073/content.html

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